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The Man the World (Still) Needs

by Jeff Deist [Excerpt from the opening speech given at the Mises Institute’s 35th Anniversary gala in New York City, October 6, 2017.] Thank you Asheton. Thank you all so much for making the time to be with us here on this fantastic fall weekend in New York. We hear a lot about young people […]

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Edward Stringham on Radically Rethinking Police

The US criminal justice system is hopelessly broken, riddled with bad incentives and bad actors. In the wake of recent police shootings, Dr. Ed Stringham joins Jeff Deist to help us understand how and why private security firms could create vastly better outcomes for crime victims, society, and even perpetrators. This is a fascinating discussion […]

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David Gordon on Libertarian Philosophy

David Gordon joins Jeff Deist to consider the important philosophy—and philosophers—libertarians need to know. Starting with Mises’s influences in ‘Human Action’, Dr. Gordon moves through the 20th century with a great discussion of John Rawls and Robert Nozick. He also suggests the books that Austro-libertarians need to read, even if they’re primarily interested in politics […]

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